Russia and Eastern Europe

Russia and the Former Soviet States

How do most people travel across Russia

Most people, as well as goods, travel across Russia by airplanes or train. In 1891, Czar Alexander III launched the building of a railroad that would unify eastern and western Russia. Traveling from Moscow, through Siberia, to Vladivostok on the Pacific Coast, the Trans-Siberian Railroad was opened in 1904. The Trans-Siberian Railroad is the longest railroad line in the world.


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